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Fishing Spots in Fulton County

The table below is a list of brook trout waters in this county. The accompanying map is to help locate Towns listed in the table.

Note that some waters have prohibitions on the use or possession of bait fish. These waters are denoted with an asterisk. Unwanted introductions of minnows/bait fish are a primary factor in the decline of brook trout fisheries, please adhere to these regulations where applicable.

The following rules apply unless Special Regulations note otherwise:

  • Trout Season is April 1 - October 15
  • Any Size

* - Use or possession of bait fish prohibited.

Brook Trout Waters in Fulton County
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Ayers Creek Stratford Lassellsville
Caroga Creek Ephratah Lassellsville
Durey Creek Caroga Lassellsville
East Canada Creek Stratford Lassellsville
Holmes Lake * Bleecker Gloversville
Indian Lake * Caroga Gloversville
Lynos Vly Outlet Bleecker Gloversville
Mayfield Creek Mayfield Gloversville
Mc Vean Creek (Hale Creek) Johnstown/ Mayfield Gloversville
Meco Creek Johnstown Gloversville
Sprite Creek Stratford Lassellsville
Stewart Lake * Caroga Gloversville
Third Lake * Stratford Lassellsville
map showing towns in Fulton County

Top Fishing Waters

The tables below list the top fishing waters in Fulton County for species other than brook trout. These tables are meant to display only quality fishing opportunities, not to be a comprehensive list like the brook trout table. These waters can be seen graphically on the Top Fishing Waters Map.

Please note that Special Regulations apply to some of the top fishing waters. These waters have links to the Fulton County Special Regulations page.

Top Fishing Waters for Brown Trout
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Canada Lake Caroga Lassellsville
Cayadutta Creek Johnstown Gloversville
Meco Creek Johnstown Gloversville
Timmerman Creek Oppenheim Lassellsville
Top Fishing Waters for Rainbow Trout
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Broadalbin/ Harrisburg
Northville Pond Northampton Broadalbin
Top Fishing Waters for Splake
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
West Caroga Lake Caroga Gloversville/Lassellsville
Top Fishing Waters for Smallmouth Bass
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Canada Lake Caroga Lassellsville
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Broadalbin/ Harrisburg
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville
West Caroga Lake Caroga Gloversville/ Lassellsville
Top Fishing Waters for Largemouth Bass
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Peck Lake Bleecker/Johnstown Gloversville
Top Fishing Waters for Northern Pike
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/Broadalbin Broadalbin/ Harrisburg
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville
Top Fishing Waters for Pickerel
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Dexter Lake Stratford Lassellsville
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville
Spectacle Lake Stratford Lassellsville
Top Fishing Waters for Walleye
Name of Water Name of Township 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Broadalbin/ Harrisburg